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United Airlines Moves To Willis Tower

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — United Airlines has started moving its operations center employees into a new home – the Willis Tower in Chicago, formerly known...

Class Warfare: Economy Class vs. First Class (INFOGRAPHIC)

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Take a walk through the history of first and economy classes.

Continental-United Merger Could Cost DIA

The Denver Post | Ann Schrader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

While supporters believe the impending merger of United and Continental airlines will have little impact in Denver, a document revealed in an August h...

Top 5 of 2010 (PHOTOS): Travel News That Made You Say 'Whoa!'

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

From a monotone musical instrument's rise to global stardom to one very teed-off Jet Blue employee, 2010 was certainly a year chock-full of stories that made us say "whoa!"

Choosing the Best Frequent Flyer Program

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

I get emails all the time from people asking which frequent flyer program they should be loyal to, but there really is no "one size fits all" answer. Here are a few of the factors to consider.

WATCH: World's Newest Mega Airline Takes Flight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The world's newest airline, United/Continental, took to the skies on Monday morning, flying from Chicago to Houston for its inaugural flight, accordin...

Continental Starts Charging For Meals On Domestic Flights

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

You could always count on Continental Airlines for a good meal. Well, a free meal. But that's about to change. The airline will join competitors in c...

Denver Air Crash Probe Shows Miscommunication On Crosswinds

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — An airliner ran off a runway in Denver a year and a half ago because the flight's captain failed to use the plane's rudder to corre...

Delta, United, and American Airlines Have No Compassion

Joe Mirabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Joe Mirabella

When someone dies in your family, you never have time to plan your travel in advance of their death to take advantage of discount fairs. But airlines have no room for compassion.

Paul Jones, British Traveler, Carried 200 Fireworks On Continental Flights

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel


Oops! Denver International Airport's TSA Doesn't Know Where Man's Gun Went

Denver Daily News | Gene Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A passenger who flew out of Denver International Airport is questioning airport security after a gun he supposedly properly checked with TSA disappear...

SEC Eyes $12 Billion of M&A Deals

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

With corporate coffers brimming with cash, merger and acquisition activity is percolating again. So, too, is the pace of stock trading investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission into such transactions.

Will Bigger Be Better for United and Continental?

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

As with most mergers, the announcement this week that United Airlines was joining forces with Continental Airlines to become the world's largest airline touted all of the benefits of the combination.

You Might Want to Check Those Frequent Flier Miles

Len Hollie | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Hollie

Traditionally, when airlines have merged, frequent flier miles were carried over allowing customers to select among an increased number of flights and destinations.

Then There Were Three

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Philip Neches

Will the United Continental merger help the industry overcome a trail of losses dating back to the Reagan era? I doubt it. Why? Because airline deregulation was based on a flawed premise.

United, Continental Airlines Closing In On Merger

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DALLAS — United Airlines and Continental Airlines Inc. are moving closer to announcing as early as Monday that they will combine to form the wor...

Congress May Bring Back Airline Regulation

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Restoring financial regulation of the airline industry will be put before Congress if the Justice Department approves a proposed me...

Sexual Assault On Plane: Ramesh Advani Arrested For Sexually Abusing Passenger On Continental Flight

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, NJ (Associated Press) - Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man sexually assaulted a sleeping female passenger on flight from Hong Kong to Ne...

Pilot Texting on Fatal Colgan Air Flight

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christine Negroni

When the NTSB meets on Tuesday to determine what caused the fatal crash of Continental Connection flight 3407, it will hear how the first officer on the flight sent two text messages from the cockpit.

Slippery Numbers

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Sinek

I write the most popular blog on the internet* *comparison made to less popular blogs.

Jeffery Smisek, Continental CEO, Won't Take Salary Or Bonus Until The Airline Posts A Profit

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DALLAS — The new CEO of Continental Airlines Inc. says he will refuse to accept his $730,000 salary or annual bonus until the company makes a fu...

47 Passengers spend `surreal' 6 hours on grounded plane

Yahoo! News | NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


Dogs, To Be Or Not to Be -- Dressed!

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Wendy Diamond

Donning your dog in an occasional outfit at special occasions such as weddings or any charitable event doesn't harm, but clothes on canines are too often a "don't-do!"

Pilot Dies Aboard Continental Flight

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and VICTOR EPSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — The only inkling passengers had that something was wrong on the Continental Airlines flight over the Atlantic Ocean was when an a...

Airline Survey: Southwest, Continental Are Top

Yahoo! Finance | Joshua Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Airlines are doing a better job of taking care of the passengers they still have, according to a new study. The increase came as ...